2010 Subaru Outback vs. Its Competition

2010 Subaru Outback

If you’re a particularly green car shopper, Subaru offers Partial-Zero-Emissions-Vehicle (PZEV) equipment as a $300 option on 2.5-liter Outbacks sold in those states where such equipment (to eliminate evaporative emissions) isn’t mandated by law.

The PZEV package includes a longer warranty on the emissions equipment (15 years instead of 10), though the covered mileage stays the same (150,000).

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2010 Volvo XC602010 Volvo XC60
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2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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Quick Specs
The 2010 Subaru Outback isn’t especially swoopy or fast, and it hardly carries a luxe image. But with more interior refinement and new features, along with rutted-trail ability that sidelines tough-looking rivals, this Subaru will win more fans.
The 2010 Volvo XC60 brings unexpected style and a heavy dose of safety technology to families with all-weather needs.
The 2009 Toyota Venza adds another flavor to the crossover melting pot, but it's a mild one.
The 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee is a genuine dual-purpose SUV that can handle daily commutes almost as easily as sandstone trails.
MSRP From   
Gas Mileage   
18 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy16 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy18 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy11 MPG City / 20 MPG Hwy
Gas 4-CylGas I6Gas 4-cylGas V6
EPA Class   
Mid-Size Station Wagon4WD Sport Utility VehicleSport utility2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Style Name   
4-Door Wagon H4 Manual 2.5iAWD 4-Door 3.2L4-Door Wagon I4 FWD (GS)RWD 4-Door Laredo
All Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveFront wheel driveRear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity   
Passenger Doors   
Body Style   
4 Door Wagon5 Door Wagon4 Door Wagon4 Door
ManualAutomatic,AutomaticAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
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